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Jan 2, 2013 7:30am EST
diversion, the distraction of the nation's concern and energy into iraq was unpardonable. and i felt that it was inept, corrupt and opaque. those were tough years for me, and i was very, very deeply motivated to, if 2008, to see barack obama, this wonderful sort of a surprise really. i couldn't believe our luck that we had gotten such a real person as, to make it through the filter system of our politics. so it meant a lot to me, and i know that it would have meant a huge amount to my father. so, because i think of him often. and so again in 2012 we, kim and i went on the road for obama. we did a, as theresa said earlier, we did about three dozen different events. it was really, restored my faith in the, in the country to see, um, to meet these people who had committed thimses to this re-election -- themselves to this re-election campaign. it was the largest grassroots event that we've ever seen in this country, and the people involved were such, just fundamentally such good people, i felt, that it really meant a lot to me to be involved in it. they were smart, too, the people that h
Jan 3, 2013 2:00am EST
can't have these companies spending all their time and energy dealing with antitrust suits when we need their cooperation will wartime production. but the dogs get caught up in antitrust. that's another crucial change that takes place. there were a lot of safeguards built in to protect against evils of capitalism. there's an excess profits tax that was imposed. there is income tax races across the board and also renegotiation law that congress passed in 1843 that allows the government to renegotiate navy and war departments to renegotiate contracts, where they felt the charges in terms of costs were just exorbitant. that really did have been in one of the reasons was the contract would dissipate sort kosovar materials, materials, but as production takes, the cost go down. so one way for companies, aircraft companies in particular to get around an excess profits tax was due voluntarily renegotiate your contract, reduce the numbers of costs in the process. your profit goes down. your profit maker down, but it will not be taxed at the excess profit kind of a level. there's a big battl
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